BDS Book Fair 2021- Picture Books

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Monday Cover Image
By Lucy Branam, Kevin M. Barry (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781534110984
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Published: Sleeping Bear Press - August 15th, 2021

Poor Monday. Everyone knows he's the worst. Every other day of the week has something wonderful about them, even if Tuesday's best quality is that she's NOT Monday. So Monday tries his best to get people to like him, but Monday is just not cut out for Sunday's naps or Thursday's frantic energy. Finally, he decides to just not show up at all.

Dragons Are the Worst! (The Worst Series) Cover Image
By Alex Willan, Alex Willan (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781534485112
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - September 7th, 2021

Mo Willems meets Bob Shea in this uproariously funny picture book about Gilbert the Goblin from the creator of Unicorns Are the Worst!.

Gilbert the Goblin is absolutely, definitely, one-hundred-percent certain that dragons are the worst.

They burn down everything in sight and they hoard all the gold.

Norman Didn't Do It!: (Yes, He Did) (Mother Bruce Series) Cover Image
By Ryan Higgins, Ryan Higgins (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781368026239
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - September 7th, 2021

Ryan T. Higgins, the #1 New York Times best-selling author of the Mother Bruce series, delivers a contemporary tale of friendship.
Norman is a porcupine. Mildred is a tree. Norman and Mildred are best friends. Just the two of them. And only the two of them. But when a surprise pops up, life will never be the same again.

Opposites Abstract Cover Image
ISBN: 9781368070973
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Published: Hyperion Books for Children - October 19th, 2021

Mo Willems, award-winning, best-selling author/illustrator and inaugural Education Artist-in-Residence at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, delivers a masterfully inquisitive look at opposites.

Change Sings: A Children's Anthem Cover Image
By Amanda Gorman, Loren Long (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780593203224
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - September 21st, 2021

A lyrical picture book debut from #1 New York Times bestselling author and presidential inaugural poet Amanda Gorman and #1 New York Times bestselling illustrator Loren Long
"I can hear change humming
In its loudest, proudest song.
I don't fear change coming,
And so I sing along."

Mel Fell Cover Image
By Corey R. Tabor, Corey R. Tabor (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780062878014
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Published: Balzer + Bray - February 2nd, 2021

A Caldecott Honor Book and ALA Notable Book of the Year! An innovative and charming tale about a plucky little bird, from the award-winning author-illustrator of Fox the Tiger.

Mr. Watson's Chickens Cover Image
By Jarrett Dapier, Andrea Tsurumi (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781452177144
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Published: Chronicle Books - October 5th, 2021

Interrupting Chicken meets Click, Clack, Moo in this zany classic-in-the-making!

With rollicking rhythms, nonsensical refrains, and too many chickens to count, this modern classic will inspire unstoppable giggles and endless rereads. Bawka-bawka!

I Am the Longest Dog Cover Image
By Avery Monsen, Avery Monsen (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781368053211
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - February 2nd, 2021

From the co-author of the hilarious national bestseller All My Friends Are Dead comes a very tall tale about a very long dog—with a very big surprise at the tail-end! Lucy is the world's longest dog, but just how long is she? Like, are we talking pretty long? Or super-crazy number-one-record-breaking BANANAS long?

Gladys the Magic Chicken Cover Image
By Adam Rubin, Adam Rex (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780593325605
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - October 26th, 2021

From the mega-bestselling author of Dragons Love Tacos and the mega-bestselling illustrator of The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors, comes this hilarious new picture book about an irresistible chicken who unexpectedly finds herself on an epic journey during Ancient Times.